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Watch: Out Billionaire Peter Thiel Says Warren is the Most 'Dangerous' 2020 Candidate

Watch: Out Billionaire Peter Thiel Says Warren is the Most 'Dangerous' 2020 Candidate

NEWS | Jul 16
Openly gay tech billionaire and avid Donald Trump supporter Peter Thiel said that Elizabeth Warren is the most "dangerous" Democratic presidential hopeful.

Trump Defends Tweets About 4 Dem Women of Color

Trump Defends Tweets About 4 Dem Women of Color

NEWS | By Zeke Miller, Jill Colvin, and Jonathan Lemire | Jul 16
President Donald Trump says his tweets telling four female Democratic lawmakers of color to "go back" to the broken countries from which they came were "NOT Racist."

Anti-Gay 'Pop Star Priest' Shoved Off Stage in Brazil

Anti-Gay 'Pop Star Priest' Shoved Off Stage in Brazil

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Jul 16
A hugely popular anti-gay priest in Brazil was in the midst of a public address when he was shoved off the stage by a 32-year-old woman who reports said is mentally disturbed.

Jennifer Lopez Makes Up Concert Interrupted by Power Outage

Jennifer Lopez Makes Up Concert Interrupted by Power Outage

ENTERTAINMENT | Jul 16
Jennifer Lopez kept her word to fans who were disappointed when a power outage in New York City forced her to postpone her concert over the weekend.

Trump Abortion Rule Seen as Blow Against Planned Parenthood

Trump Abortion Rule Seen as Blow Against Planned Parenthood

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Jul 16
Taxpayer-funded family planning clinics must stop referring women for abortions immediately, the Trump administration says.

Former Iowa Official Wins $1.5M in Discrimination Case

Former Iowa Official Wins $1.5M in Discrimination Case

NEWS | By David Pitt | Jul 16
Former Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad and a staffer discriminated against the state's then-commissioner of workers' compensation in 2011 because he's gay, and the ex-official is entitled to $1.5 million for emotional distress, a jury said Monday.

NYC High School Student Convicted in 2017 Classroom Slaying

NYC High School Student Convicted in 2017 Classroom Slaying

NEWS | Jul 16
A New York City high school student was convicted on Monday of manslaughter and assault in the fatal stabbing of a classmate the assailant claimed had bullied him.

Indiana Police Officer Who Fatally Shot Black Man Resigns

Indiana Police Officer Who Fatally Shot Black Man Resigns

NEWS | Jul 16
A white Indiana police officer who fatally shot a black man, sparking protests and roiling the presidential campaign of South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg, has resigned, the local police union announced Monday.

Graphic Suicide Scene Edited Out of '13 Reasons Why' Finale

Graphic Suicide Scene Edited Out of '13 Reasons Why' Finale

ENTERTAINMENT | Jul 16
Netflix has decided to remove a graphic suicide scene from the Season 1 finale of its show "13 Reasons Why" as the series prepares to launch its third season.

Young 'Lion King' Actors had Beyoncé-Size Shoes to Fill

Young 'Lion King' Actors had Beyoncé-Size Shoes to Fill

ENTERTAINMENT | By Lindsey Bahr | Jul 16
The pressure was on for young actors Shahadi Wright Joseph and JD McCrary when they got word that they'd been cast as the voices of young Nala and young Simba in "The Lion King."


News

Trump Renews Racist Criticism, Says Many Agree with Him

Trump Renews Racist Criticism, Says Many Agree with Him

NATIONAL | By Zeke Miller, Jill Colvin, and Jonathan Lemire | Jul 16
Defiant in the face of widespread criticism, President Trump renewed his belligerent call for four Democratic congresswomen of color to get out of the U.S. "right now."


Entertainment

 Review :: Queering The Script

Review :: Queering The Script

MOVIES | By Louise Adams | Jul 16
This documentary talks about the importance of LGBTQ+ television representation, as well as the particularities and power of queer fandom.


Business

Facebook's New Currency Plan under Scrutiny in Congress

Facebook's New Currency Plan under Scrutiny in Congress

FINANCE | By Marcy Gordon | Jul 16
Facebook's ambitious plan to create a financial eco-system based on a digital currency faces questions from lawmakers, as it's shadowed by negative comments from President Donald Trump, his treasury secretary and the head of the Federal Reserve.


Technology

Technology Beating Romanticism at Tour de France

Technology Beating Romanticism at Tour de France

PERSONAL TECH | By Samuel Petrequin | Jul 16
At the Tour, long gone are the days when bold riders would launch long-range attacks and foil the sprinters at the finish line.


Style

Venezuelan Migrants Take Arepas to New Lands Amid Crisis

Venezuelan Migrants Take Arepas to New Lands Amid Crisis

FOOD/DRINK | By Christine Armario | Jul 16
Venezuelans like to jest that their beloved arepas are so widely consumed that babies come out of the womb with the corn flatbreads already in hand.


Travel

Atlantia Chosen to Help Relaunch Italy's Alitalia Airline

Atlantia Chosen to Help Relaunch Italy's Alitalia Airline

Jul 16
The state railway running Italy's Alitalia airline chose the Atlantia group of the Benetton empire as the final partner to work with the railway, the Italian treasury and Delta Air Lines on trying once again to relaunch the struggling flagship carrier.


Nightlife

San Diego Pride Parade :: July 13, 3019

San Diego Pride Parade :: July 13, 3019

PHOTO ALBUMS | Jul 15
It was a beautiful sunny day as the crowds came out to enjoy the San Diego Pride Parade and to support the LGBTQ community. People cheered as the participants marched through Hillcrest into Balboa Park for the Pride Celebration.